The 2021 season of the Longines Global Champions Tour and GCL blasts off in Doha, Qatar, a week today and our new trailer previews the high-octane world class sport that will play out across the globe.
The world’s best riders and horses will battle in testing competitions in a varied and dynamic calendar spanning 16 events including the GC Prague Playoffs in November. Rider and horse combinations will have to deliver top performances in multiple environments ranging from small and large sand and grass arenas to jumping by day and by night. The opening event at AL SHAQAB in Doha features an expansive sand arena at 120 x 80m and will be followed by the vast grass arena in Madrid. Only the best will succeed in clinching podium places and valuable ranking points and prize money on the road to the Finals and the GC Prague Playoffs.
It will be a tour de force of equestrian sporting excellence where consistency and adaptability, power and precision will be key to dominance in the individual LGCT series and the GCL team championship race. The top riders and horses will be guaranteed at every event along with superb facilities for competitors, guests and fans and record prize money in show jumping.
With the best of show jumping raring to go in the race for the 2021 championship, this season is set to be a real spectacle of sport and entertainment and fans around the world can watch all the action live on GCTV.